Safer ways of working
What you should consider regarding health and safety when you are running events, including organisation, site suitability, facilities and emergency planning.
Regulations for using work equipment, assessing risks and buying, maintaining and disposing of equipment and advice for reducing the risks of equipment.
When you might need to provide protective kit for employees - from headgear and eye protection to footwear - to minimise the risk of workplace injury.
Promoting safe computer use, healthy workstations and frequent breaks in your workplace can prevent, eye problems, injuries and upper limb disorders to staff
An outline of what repetitive strain injury is, how to spot it and what steps to take to avoid it, including the risks from tools, repetitive tasks and computer use.
Complying with rules to reduce the risks of falls from height and of working in a confined enclosed space to protect yourself and your employees from injury.
Protecting employees from the risks of carrying, lifting, pushing and pulling loads by assessing and reducing the risks and ensuring staff are properly trained.
Identifying and managing the common hazards in your workplace which could cause staff or customers to slip or trip, including spills, cables and steps
Assessing and controlling the risks of storing products and materials, including hazardous materials, food and specific materials like glass, wood and textiles.
It's your responsibility to minimise risks from any kind of transport, from manual handling to heavy vehicles.
Ways of reducing the chance of accidents to employees who work outside, both on your premises and elsewhere by spotting and reducing health and safety risks.
Assess the specific risks to care services businesses and keep clients and staff free from harm in creches, playgroups, residential care homes and clinics
Health and safety considerations during bad weather and storms, including assessing the risks and taking action to protect workers.